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Elmer R. Perkey

Male 1894 - 1975  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name Elmer R. Perkey  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born Mar 1894  Johnson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Apr 1975  Baker County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Buried West Lawn Memorial Park, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • In the 1966 obituary of Lorena Wright, his daughter, he is referenced as "her father, Elmer R. PURKEY of Coquille."
    • (Research):

      Census Listings:

      1920 Census
      Washington, King County, Seattle City, Pr 244
      Enumerated 2 and 3 January 1920
      SD 1 ED 308 Sheet 1B
      24-24
      Purkey, Elmer Hd M W 26 M Kentucky US Va Holderon Shipyards
      Purkey, Bessie Wf F W 21 M Tx Tx Tx
      Purkey, Juanita Dtr F W 5 S Ok Ky Tx Tx
      Purkey, Leonard Son M W 3 6/12 S Ok Ky Tx Tx
      Purkey, Glenn Son M W 1 9/12 S Wash Ky Tx Tx

      1930 Census
      Not located

      1940 Census
      Oregon, Lane County, Cottage Grove City, Pr. 4
      Enumerated April 6, 1940
      SD 4 ED 20-19 Sheet 3B
      S. 10th Street
      239
      71 R 18
      Perkey, Elmer R Head M W 46 M No 4 Ky R Lane Oregon Timber feller Log Camp
      Perkey, Bessie Alice Wf F W 41 M No 5 Tx R Lane Oregon
      Perkey, Lourena Dtr F W 16 S No 8 Oregon R Lane Oregon
      Perkey, Bessie Ellen Dtr F W 8 S Yes 2 Oregon R Lane Oregon
      Perkey, Thomas Henry Son F (sic) W 5 S Yes 1 R Lane Oregon
      Perkey, Minnie Ida Dtr F W 3 S Oregon
      Perkey, Nancy Lee Dtr F W 3 S Oregon
      Perkey, Leonard B Son M W 23 M No 8 Okla R Lane Oregon Feller Log Camps
      Perkey, Thelma E Son's wife F W 18 M No 7 Oregon Eugene Land Oregon
      Perkey, Leonard E Son's son M W 2 S Oregon
      Perkey, Robert A Son's son M W 1 S Oregon
      Sinnott, George O Boarder m W 23 S No 7 Oregon R Land Bucker Log Camp
      Ellingsen, Sigmund Boarder m W 46 S No 8 Minnesota R Land Riggingmand Log Camp
      Slyter, Seth I Lodger m W 36 No 8 Indiana R Coos Oregon
    Person ID I35289  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2016 

    Father Robert H. Purkey,   b. Nov 1867, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Nancy Jane Phelps,   b. Apr 1866, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1890  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F11056  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Bessie Alice McLemore,   b. Dec 1898, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1950, Lane County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married Bef 1914  [9
    • Lloyd and Bessie were also the parents of Nancy Perky Purcell, and Mary Purkey Hubbard, both born sometime after 1930.
    Children 
     1. Juanita Rose Perkey,   b. 30 Aug 1914, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1991, Lincoln County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Leonard Perkey,   b. 1 Jul 1916, Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1952, Coos County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     3. Glenn R. Perkey,   b. Abt 1918, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Perkey,   b. Aft 1920, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lorena Perkey,   b. 30 Aug 1923, Powers, Coos County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1966, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     6. Bessie Ellen Perkey,   b. 23 Jun 1931, North Bend, Coos County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1972, Bandon, Coos County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     7. Thomas Henry Perkey,   b. 13 Jul 1934, Lane County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1969, Curry County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     8. Living
     9. Living
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F11054  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Apr 1975 - Baker County, Oregon Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Kentucky, Johnson County, Magisterial Dist No. 2 SD 10 ED 39 Sheet 23A Stamped 169 276-276 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parentsí birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Washington, King County, Seattle City, Pr 244 Enumerated 2 and 3 January 1920 SD 1 ED 308 Sheet 1B 24-24 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1299] 1940 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Oregon, Lane County, Cottage Grove City, Pr. 4 Enumerated April 6, 1940 SD 4 ED 20-19 Sheet 3B S. 10th Street 239 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1867] FamilySearch.org, Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998, Elmer Perkey
      Certificate 75-05275 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 70300054 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1867] FamilySearch.org, Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998, Mar 1894
      Certificate 75-05275 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S1867] FamilySearch.org, Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998, 16 Apr 1975 Baker, Oregon
      Certificate 75-05275 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S754] Thorne, Penny (copperthorn@actionnet.net) "Penny D. (Ralph) Roth: My Family & It's Many Branches" Ver. 2007-02-01 ; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=:3229312.

    9. [S1867] FamilySearch.org, Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998, Spouse: E. Perkey
      Certificate # 7376 (Reliability: 3).